The following is a list of common legal jargon used by family lawyers or in family law courts. These have been sourced from the Family Law Courts of Australia, the Federal Magistrates Court and other sources. This is a guide only and should not be used instead of specific legal advice.
If there are two or more people sharing parental responsibility for long term decisions, a parenting order can include the form of communication each person will use with each other. Parenting orders can also include the appropriate dispute resolution process to be used if there are any future disagreements.